Apple and Pear White Sangria

This apple and pear white sangria is the perfect beverage to sip on in Autumn!

 

Total Time: 4.5 hours, including chill time

Serves: 4-6

Apple & Pear White Sangria

 

Ingredients

  • 1 bottle sweet fruity white wine – try Moscato
  • 1/2 cup brandy
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (from two lemons)
  • 1 Golden Delicious or Granny Smith apple, cored, halved, and thinly sliced
  • 1 Chamberlain Orchard Bartlett pear, cored, halved, and thinly sliced
  • 2 cups soda water
  • For extra sweetness, add ½ to 1 bottle of sweet Paracombe Premium Perry, try as you go

 

Instructions

  1. In a large pitcher, combine wine, brandy, lemon zest, and sugar. Stir until sugar dissolves.
  2. Add lemon juice, apple slices, pear slices and mix well.
  3. Place pitcher in refrigerator for 4 hours to chill and allow flavours to blend.
  4. Just before serving, top sangria off with Perry and soda water. You can also strain sangria after chilling to remove lemon zest, if desired.
  5. Cheers!

 

Adapted from a Family Circle recipe and Love Grows Wild.

 

 

 

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